Updates on the investigation into the beating death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 at 09:52 PM PDT

Graphic Images of Boy's Torture Revealed

Graphic Images of Boy's Torture Revealed

A forensic nurse testified during a grand jury hearing for the mother and her boyfriend accused of torturing and killing Gabriel Fernandez, said the wounds the boy suffered were "not normal of a little...

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 07:03 PM PDT

DA Wants Death Penalty for Couple Indicted in Boy's Beating Death

DA Wants Death Penalty for Couple Indicted in Boy's Beating Death

Prosecutors announced Wednesday that the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office will seek the death penalty against a Palmdale couple charged with capital murder in the beating death of the woman's...

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 08:04 PM PDT

Report Highlights State of Child Abuse

Report Highlights State of Child Abuse

Better training and communication are among some of the recommendations made at a meeting Monday on the state of child abuse in Los Angeles County.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 07:03 PM PDT

Gabriel Fernandez Supporters Continue to Fight

Gabriel Fernandez Supporters Continue to Fight

Family members and supporters of an 8-year-old boy who died after being tortured and abused allegedly by his mother and her boyfriend while under the guidance of the county child welfare system are fighting...

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 11:37 PM PDT

Worker in Child Death Case Could Get Job Back

Worker in Child Death Case Could Get Job Back

A Los Angeles County supervisor who oversaw the social worker involved in the case of Gabriel Fernandez, allegedly tortured and abused while under the guidance of the county child welfare system, may get his job...

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 03:02 AM PST

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

A prominent expert has claimed there has been a lack of progress on child safety in Los Angeles County in the months following a scathing report from a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Child Protection.

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Thousands Expected at May Day Rallies From NY to LA

Thousands Expected at May Day Rallies From NY to LA

Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States on Sunday for immigrant and worker rights and against what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric.

5 People Hurt, 1 Dead After Crash in Valley Glen

5 People Hurt, 1 Dead After Crash in Valley Glen

A grandmother died Saturday after a car jumped a curb in Valley Glen, plowing over her and her granddaughters on the sidewalk, in a horrific chain-reaction crash, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed.

Former Coach Sentenced for Sex With Minor Found Dead

Former Coach Sentenced for Sex With Minor Found Dead

A deceased inmate identified by the coroner's office Saturday was a former youth basketball coach who was sentenced to a year in jail last week for having sex with a 16-year-old girl.

Beaten Golden Retriever Rescued and on His Way to Full Recovery

Beaten Golden Retriever Rescued and on His Way to Full Recovery

A golden retriever severely beaten was found and rescued in Inglewood is on his way to full recovery after a medical procedure.

Obama Out: President Takes Last Shots at DC

Obama Out: President Takes Last Shots at DC

President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd...

Granada Hills Charter High School Wins US Academic Decathlon

Granada Hills Charter High School Wins US Academic Decathlon

Granada Hills Charter High School has been named the winner of the 2016 U.S. Academic Decathlon in Anchorage, Alaska.